Our practice is centered around children and caring for their specific needs in regards to preventative care and restorative care. We are very patient with children, and are especially interested in making them feel right at home! We aim to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each child, and we put his or her needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment!
Our staff is trained and skilled. All of our hygienists are Registered Dental Hygienists. Everyone is CPR-certified and certified by OSHA. We strive to stay abreast of the very latest in technology and advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars taught by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Below is a directory of each of our staff members by department:
Steph: Administrative Team Leader
Steph graduated with a certificate from NHTI for Dental Assisting in 2013 and was a Certified Dental Assistant before switching to front office in the dental setting. She went right into the Pediatric Dental specialty after college. Steph has worked at front desk and with insurance and billing for more than 6 years. In her spare time she enjoys going to the beach and spending time outdoors with her husband and daughter.
Amber: Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Amber is a EFDA(Expended Function Dental Assistant)
She graduated from the YCCC Dental Assistant and Radiology program in Wells Maine in 2012.
She then started her career in General Dentistry. 2 years after she pursued Pediatric Dentistry
and has since taken classes at NHTI in Concord NH to further her career.
Amber has been in Pediatric Dentistry since 2014 and loves every minute of working with the children.
Amber Loves to make your experience a happy and pleasantly easy one as well as your child's experience fun and educational.
With fun facts and kid friendly personality your child will love to come see her here at Children’s Dentistry Of Cocheco Valley.
In Amber's spare time she loves hanging out with her daughters Jaelynn and Shyla and husband Mike.
She loves spending time with her family, going to cookouts, going to the beach and staying active.
She loves animals, going dirt bike riding, and fishing.
Amber loves to sing and have fun with her patients to make their experience fabulous!
Chanon: Dental Hygenist
Chanon graduated in 1991 from New Hampshire Technical Institute with an
Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene.
She has been practicing hygiene for over 25 years and though she has
worked in both pediatrics and general dentistry, she really
enjoys working with children and has spent over ten years doing so.
She finds it very rewarding that she can create a fun and positive
experience for young children in the dental office, knowing it's life
She especially loves seeing children coming in excited for their dental
appointments, their big smiles and funny stories!
In her spare time, Chanon enjoys spending time with her husband, Ned,
their three sons, Tanner, Spence and Nash and dogs Milo and Muggles.
They love being outdoors visiting amusement parks, spending time at the
beach and lake, kayaking, boating, and skiing and snowshoeing in the
Chris: Dental Hygenist
Chris graduated in 1990 with an Associates of Science degree in Dental
Hygiene from the University of Maine. Chris joined Children's Dentistry
of Cocheco Valley in the spring of 2017. After working for over 20 years
for a General Dentist, Chris prefers helping children achieve their
optimal oral health. She is especially happy when a child comes in
nervous and leaves saying how much fun the cleaning was. When not at
Children's Dentistry of Cocheco valley, Chris enjoys spending time with
her husband,Dan and their three children, Adam, Sam and Grace.
Harper D. Dog: Therapy Dog